A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.1764 East, latitude -22.6266 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 20:05:53 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:05:53 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dgsh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgsh.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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